Family History Research: by Lorna Flint Laughton

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1 "... a cousin of Aaron Burr, at one time Vice-President of the United States, and remembers also for the fatal duel with Alexander Hamilton." WHITNEY, Joanna (I6022)
 
2 "..was the only man in the village to wear his hair down to his shoulder. He was from Jersey and it was thought that might have been the custon in the Island." From Profiles Levisiens, by Pierre-Georges Roy, 1949.

Was it the PITON or ARLESS family that "had a quarry from which block was taken for part of the Canadian Parliament Buildings." 
PITON, Nicholas (I910)
 
3 "A small gravestone beside the Fuller stone lists three sons who died in infancy." FULLER, John Spear (I6978)
 
4 "Aaron White, desirous to settle in this Province, prays for 200 acres of land, and he duly qualified to receive the same, it is granted to him." WHITE, Aaron (I2668)
 
5 "About 1800 Philip and Mary moved to a more remote and undeveloped area of New York State that was still considered Indian Territory, in the neighbourhood of Watertown, Jefferson County." AINSWORTH, Philip (I5883)
 
6 "About 1850 Elder Henry Ainsworth of the Disciples Church, Hillier, engaged in a debate with Rev. David A. Leavitt of the Universalist Church." AINSWORTH, Henry (I662)
 
7 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. TRUMPOUR, W. (I15727)
 
8 "After serving three years, weaving cotton, linen and wool, he became a full-fledged journeyman, qualified to earn his living, which he did, travelling from place to place as the exigencies of his vocation demanded." SHORTT, Adam (I4572)
 
9 "After settling in Brandon, being imbued with the spirit of Oddfellowship, he affiliated with Brandon City Lodge, whose members showed him the kindest consideration in a very short time, conferring upon him the highest honors at the disposal of a subordinate lodge by making him their representative to the Grand Lodge." WAY, Seth R. (I6192)
 
10 "After the Civil War James F. Mackey moved his family to Franklin, Penna., where the children had better school facilities." MACKEY, Mayor or Major James F. (I7396)
 
11 "After the funeral [of Nicholas Lazier in 1814] I did occasionally go to Demortestville to Methodist meetings on horseback, and occasionally on foot. I preferred their meetings to the Friends." APPLEBY, Anna (I7449)
 
12 "Along with the duties of his farm, Peter Redner combined the work of carpenter." REDNER, Peter (I3500)
 
13 "Along with the duties of his farm, Peter Redner combined the work of carpenter." REDNER, Peter (I3500)
 
14 "Another sister, Hannah, died when I was a child. I can just remember my father going to her funeral. She left two daughters, one of them turned Catholic, in her old days. Two daughters went with her but her son did not. Another daughter, 'That is Hannah's daughter,' was Mary, she first married a man called Hammond he did not live long then she married a man called Clifford. By him she had one son and two daughters. The son, Williams, was a ship carpenter. One daughter married John Huchings, a sail maker, the other married William Mann your grandfather. After Clifford's death she married Samuel Wilson, I was then a young child. I just remember it and it was just after her daughter married W. Mann. Her daughters were displeased with her for getting married the third time though I never knew it until old W. Mann told me." BRACE, Hannah (I16359)
 
15 "Archelaus Doxsee came from Long Island, where his parents, who were English, had their home on the Sound, near Brooklyn. The English, living so much among the New Hollanders and intermarrying with them, both languages were in common use; and the Doxsees were almost as conversant in the Dutch tongue as they were with their own." DOXSEE, Archelaus (I5204)
 
16 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. COVERT, R.N. (I15736)
 
17 "As a militiaman, he had participated in the unsuccessful attack by the British forces on the French at Fort Ticonderoga in the summer of 1758." AINSWORTH, Daniel (I7518)
 
18 "As there was not a Minister to be had; there being only one and he was in bed sick at Kingston, and it being lawful for Magistrates to marry, I was married by one". Family F2345
 
19 "At one time nearly all of the family [Trumpour] belonged to the Society of Friends". TRUMPOUR, John (Johannes, Hans, Haunts) (I2323)
 
20 "At the age of twenty-five he united with the Methodist Church under the pastorate of the Rev. A. B. DeMille, who was brought up at Northport, Prince Edward County. He at once entered into Sabbath school work, and though asked by his pastor to take work in the pulpit, he declined, feeling that he was better fitted for teaching the young than preaching to the elderly or middle aged. Sometime after commencing Sabbath school work, upon the resignation of the superintendant, he was chosen for that office, and upon the death of his father in 1870 he was elected to fill the vacancy, both on the church trustee board and the circuit quarterly official board, which offices he held until 1892, when he decided to move to Manitoba." WAY, Seth R. (I6192)
 
21 "At the time, he was the only Magistrate anywhere near." LAZIER, Nicholas Jacobus (I4740)
 
22 "At this time salmon were so abundant in the lake, that fishermen could stand on the beach and spear them". GARRATT, Benjamin (I8291)
 
23 "Before he had attained to manhood, he had undertaken a man's duties and assumed a man's repsonsibilities". REDNER, Peter (I3500)
 
24 "Before he had attained to manhood, he had undertaken a man's duties and assumed a man's repsonsibilities". REDNER, Peter (I3500)
 
25 "Beginning in 1761, Johannes was involved in a legal fight with the city of Kingston, New York. Johannes and another man petitioned the governor for a grant of 2000 acres of land, as recompense for running the line between Albany and Ulster Counties. A few months later, the Corporation of Kingston, for some reason, filed a complaint against the grant. The two men answered it, and in return, the Corporation of Kingston filed a new petition. However, it does appear that they got the grant, for Johannes is later reported as owning lands in the area for which he was petitioning." TRUMPOUR, Johannes (I2324)
 
26 "Being in sympathy with a British connection for the colonies, and averse from trusting himself and his means to an untried republic, he left New Jersey about the year 1800 with his wife - he had married a Miss Odell - and four children, came to Prince Edward County." SHORTT, Adam (I4572)
 
27 "Being uneasy he went to sea, and after being wrecked on the Georgia coast, settled down at Roxbury". AINSWORTH, Edward (I16733)
 
28 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. BASTIAN, B.K. (I15761)
 
29 "Bowerman Family Sheets" were donated by Robert Bowerman to the Quinte Branch, OGS, library (Marilyn Adams Genealogical Research Centre). How many? What part of Bowermans? Send e-mail query. Ref: "The Searchlight", Quinte Branch, OGS, Vol. 12, No. 3, September 1992, page 2. BOWERMAN, Jonathan I. (I650)
 
30 "By 1830 Philip had dexided to make a more permanet location and signed a formal lease on 100 acres of Clergy Reserve land in Hillier Township." [Today this location is found on the Town Line Road just north of the hamlet of Allisonville.] "This site became the location of the first Ainsworth homestead in Prince Edward County. It remained in the family for nearly one hundred years and is still used as a home today." AINSWORTH, Philip (I5883)
 
31 "By that time Bernard's grandparents had moved down the road to the next farm, later owned by Ed and lived in by his son, Everett and his family." BASTIAN, Edward B. (I15762)
 
32 "By this time their eldest survving son, Cornelius, had started his own farm in Hillier Township (on what is now Burr Road) and the second surviving son, Henry, had taken over the homestead near Allisonville. Philip and Joanna's son, Eli, was soon to take over the farm they purchased in Cramahe." AINSWORTH, Philip (I5883)
 
33 "Cornelius Blount, desirous to become a settler in this Province, prays for 200 acres of land. His character being found unexceptionable, the land is granted him." BLOUNT, Cornelius (I2801)
 
34 "Corrections to Bowerman's in Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte", by Jane Ann Bowerman Clubb. Look in Baldwin Room catalogue. Is this copied somewhere else? BOWERMAN, Ichabod (I2606)
 
35 "Daniel B. Way, the pioneer ... died on the old homestead." WAY, Daniel B. (I5734)
 
36 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. TRUMPOUR, H.R. (I2420)
 
37 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. BASTIAN, B.K. (I15761)
 
38 "During the Revolutionary War, as the Redners adhered to the Tories and remained loyal to the Crown, their home was attacked. During the affray, Henry was shot, and although not killed, he was badly wounded. The mishap only tended to embitter the dissatisfaction that was felt by the loyalists, and added an animosity that readily caused Henry and his family to emigrate to Canada after peace was declared." REDNER, Henry (I4642)
 
39 "During the Revolutionary War, as the Redners adhered to the Tories and remained loyal to the Crown, their home was attacked. During the affray, Henry was shot, and although not killed, he was badly wounded. The mishap only tended to embitter the dissatisfaction that was felt by the loyalists, and added an animosity that readily caused Henry and his family to emigrate to Canada after peace was declared." REDNER, Henry (I4642)
 
40 "During this period Philip had the opportunity to visit Canada and came back very enthused by what he saw, particularly in Prince Edward County. He decided to move his family to Upper Canada and they made the move in 1823." AINSWORTH, Philip (I5883)
 
41 "During this period Philip had the opportunity to visit Canada and came back very enthused by what he saw, particularly in Prince Edward County." AINSWORTH, Philip (I5883)
 
42 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. THOMPSON, C.E. (I3529)
 
43 "Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland" by E. R. Seary. 971.8 D46S. No copy at AFHS Library? recopy title page, bibliography lx to lxxvii, also 25, 46, 241, 289. At FHC library. No Violet/Vylet. Copy pages 273 + 274 for Knight. BATSTONE, Zachariah (I309)
 
44 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. COVERT, F.E. (I15733)
 
45 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. COVERT, F.E. (I15733)
 
46 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. COVERT, L. (I15735)
 
47 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. THOMPSON, W.E. (I16090)
 
48 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. AINSWORTH, B.C. (I2336)
 
49 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. TRUMPER, F.W. (I6982)
 
50 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. COVERT, F. (I15726)
 

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